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148 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5733
+1 617-354-5233
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

great choice of sandwiches for everyone. A very vibrant place during lunch hour, the whole place is jammed with Harvard students.

Thank Rick v
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

delicious sandwiches, made to order. nice variety with good ingredients. lots of possibilities for a picnic along the Charles.

Thank marybeth02140
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237 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I had a sandwich here today with a friend. The quality was outstanding. It was large, fresh, and Tasty. This is a popular spot for a good reason.

Thank ross5100
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this place regularly, but since a few weeks ago we are noticing a huge change in the taste and quality of sandwiches. That'd a pity, as we used to go there for the good food...

Thank alakia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Spotted this place when I was walking to the rase in the morning and decided to come back for lunch. Got my order wrong and my wife's sandwich was impossible for her to eat - it basically fell apart. Where to place your was a little confusing and the lady behind counter was somewhat rude in providing guidance. Paid extra... More 

Thank Axel777
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Darwin's has imaginative sandwiches made with excellent bread. Whether you'll be happy with the filling depends very much on who is making the sandwich and how busy the counter is--you take your chances. The pastries are also unreliable: v. good if fresh, but one wonders if they sit in the case until sold . . . They can be sublimely... More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We go to this place on a regular basis and every time we enjoy sitting there, having the great brunch and coffee. My favorite is Kenway breakfast burrito.

Thank alakia
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Very "homely" unlike the spit and polish of Starbucks. Great place to sit and chat - with friends, family or business. Excellent things to eat. Smiling staff.

Thank deepaksji
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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217 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

we had a few sandwiches there, it was nice. they are quite good, the price is average and the service quite fast. worth to stop there if you dont want to eat too much. the sizes are quite small (to my point of view) so if you are very hungry you probably want have enough

Thank Mitchi121
Canton, Michigan
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196 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

My son-in-law (resident of Cambridge, former Ann Arbor resident) took me to lunch here for lunch yesterday stating that the sandwiches are just as delicious as Ann Arnor's Zingerman's because they get it from a bakery nearby. I had to agree. I ordered the Chadwick which is turkey, mayo, tomato, lettuce and my favorite, avocado, on a ciabatta bun. The... More 

Thank mitravelingteacher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Fast food, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5733
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-5233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?